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I am a mother, a new grandmother, and a teacher. But whatever happens in my life, I keep sewing. I have worked as a political communicator and now as a teacher in my formal life. I have also written extensively on sewing. I have been a frequent contributor and contributing editor of Threads magazine and the Australian magazine Dressmaking with Stitches. My first book Sew.. the garment-making book of knowledge will be published in May 2018 and is available for pre-order from Amazon


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Friday, June 22, 2012

Be careful what you wish for

Knowing I am suffering extreme sewer's frustration my daughter just dropped off 40 wool felt card holders her friend is giving out as thank you favors to vendors at a craft event.

They need buttons. Yes I do know how to sew buttons.

And I need a project.


Anne LO said...

How lovely of her. :-)

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LinB said...

40, not 400. Whew! Glad I mis-read that.

Sandra said...

I just decided against sewing a sundress because I would have had to sew on about eight buttons. I recently removed and sewed back on all the buttons of DH's winter jacket because two were ready to fall off. That's all my button attaching for a while. You enjoy it, though, Barbara; it's a perfect activity for you. ;)

shams said...

SUCH a nice mama!

a little sewing said...

I hope you are feeling OK. How nice to sew some buttons :)

Dixie said...

Oh, you are a dear. I can't imagine sewing that many buttons. What a gift! I hope your recovery is moving along well.

Belinda said...

Oh how funny! LOL Gotta love those kids!